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Yamaha YPT-220 Portable Keyboard With Power Supply

Stock code: 92095

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Features

  • Total of 375 high-quality instrument voices and 100 accompaniment styles
  • Portable Grand button lets you instantly call up Yamaha's world-famous grand piano sound
  • Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) feature
  • 102 built-in songs for easy learning
  • Reverb effect with 9 different reverb types

The Yamaha YPT 220 has a 61-note, non-weighted keyboard, and weighing less than 5 kg makes it the ideal lightweight and portable keyboard. The YPT 220 comes with great sounding AWM stereo sampling, featuring 375 high-quality instrument voices and 100 accompaniment styles. At the touch of a button, you can turn your YPT 220 into a great sounding acoustic piano thanks to the Portable Grand function. This keyboard is ideal for those just starting out with the inclusion of the Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S) which provides fun and interactive personal tuition, allowing you to play along to 102 built-in songs and learn musical notation from the chord dictionary. The Yamaha YPT 220 comes complete with 9 reverb settings and panel sustain.

The YPT 220 offers an impressive range of voice settings, including 361 Xglite voices, 13 drum kits and a sound effect kit. The custom LCD (92 mm x 32 mm) clearly displays voice settings, sound effects, metronome, tempo range (32-280), transpose (-12 to 0, 0 to +12), tuning and many other modes. The transpose and tempo functions make it easy to accompany pieces written in different keys and performed at different speeds. The YPT 220 is fully compatible with GM and Xglite, and features a multi-fingering preset, OTS (One Touch Setting) and style control preset (into, main x 2, fill-in, ending).

The keyboard has 2 x 2.5W amplifiers, linked to 2 x 12 cm speakers, delivering a balanced sound that is ideal for use in homes, schools and colleges. The YPT 220 is truly portable, powered by either an adapter or batteries to deliver great sounds on the go. It also comes with a headphone socket, MIDI in/out, music rest, and may be connected to an optional foot pedal.

SIZE/WEIGHT
Dimensions Width 945mm (37-3/16")
Height 118mm (4-5/8")
Depth 348mm (13-11/16")
Weight Weight 4.5kg (9lbs., 11oz.)
CONTROL INTERFACE
Keyboard Number of Keys 61
Type Organ Style
Display Type Custom LCD
Size 92mm x 32mm
Language English
Panel Language English
VOICES
Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology AWM Stereo Sampling
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 32
Preset Number of Voices Stereo Grand Piano + 361 XGlite + 13 Drum/SFX/SE Kits
Featured Voices Sound Effect Kit
Compatibility GM Yes
XGlite Yes
EFFECTS
Types Reverb 9 types
Functions Panel Sustain Yes (in menu)
ACCOMPANIMENT STYLES
Preset Number of Preset Styles 100
Fingering Multi
Style Control INTRO, MAIN x 2, FILL-IN, ENDING
Other Features One Touch Setting (OTS) Yes
SONGS
Preset Number of Preset Songs 102
FUNCTIONS
Lesson/Guide Yamaha Education Suite (YES) Yes (Listen & Learn, Timing, Waiting, Chord Dictionary)
Overall Controls Metronome Yes
Tempo Range 32 - 280
Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12
Tuning Yes
Miscellaneous PIANO Button Portable Grand Button
STORAGE AND CONNECTIVITY
Connectivity DC IN DC IN 12V
Headphones x 1
MIDI In/Out
AUX Pedal 1 Footswitch (optional)
AMPLIFIERS AND SPEAKERS
Amplifiers 2.5W + 2.5W
Speakers 12cm x 2
POWER SUPPLY
Power Supply Adaptor (PA-3C/PA-130), or batteries (Six "AA" size, LR6 or equivalent batteries)
Power Consumption 12W
ACCESSORIES
Included Accessories Music Rest

  • My son love it!

    Overall Rating
    Posted on 07/08/2012 by

    My son had previously been using an old pass-me-down keyboard and as he got slightly better we decided that it was worth investing in a new keyboard for his birthday. I am very pleased we did - he is over the moon with this. It has more effects to let him play around with and sounds much better than before.
    As a parent it is so much more satisfying paying for something like this and watch our son progress rather than a games console... Would recommend!

  • Good value for money, great for beginners

    Overall Rating
    Posted on 05/08/2012 by

    I bought one as a gift for my nephew, who wanted to learn to play keyboard. I was very pleased with the price and my nephew was pleased with the instrument. It's good for beginners as it's quite straightforward to use and the built-in songs facilitate learning and make it more fun. The reverb effect is also great.
    All in all, although it's cheaper than most other keyboards, it's great quality and will provide hours of entertainment and learning opportunities.

  • Excellent, especially for beginners

    Overall Rating
    Posted on 03/08/2012 by

    If you are a beginner trying to find a keyboard, the choice is mind-blowing. You want plenty of features, plenty of keys, so that you can learn properly, and you want it to be easy to use. This keyboard has got the lot. You can't go wrong; it has features that are fun to use and features that will help you learn. It has the benefit of being manufactured by one of the worlds best instrument companies and doesn’t break the bank. So if you decide the keyboard is not for you and you would prefer the drums, violin, zither or even Xbox 360, you haven't lost too much. In addition, it's portable, so you can store it under the bed or on top of the wardrobe, until you feel the urge to give Elton a run for his money again!

  • Good for beginners

    Overall Rating
    Posted on 01/08/2012 by

    This piano is cheap and a great way to decide if you want to take the playing the piano further, but if you really want to get better you should try to look for a piano that is touch sensitive.

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A perfect keyboard for any school that requires multiple keyboards but on a limited budget. Extremely reliable with good quality sounds.

The YPT220 is not supplied with a power supply, so you will need to order a Yamaha EPA3 adapter for each keyboard (order code 30280); older KPA3 models will also work.

As there is only one headphone socket (large size) you may want to consider ordering headphone splitters: these will allow you to connect two pairs of headphones to each keyboard. The use of a flexible splitter, rather than the solid type, removes some of the strain that two headphone plugs might place upon the keyboard's headphone socket.